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Handling Complex Wrongful Termination Cases

If you have been fired, you may think that you have no recourse – even if the situation seems unfair. Are you currently questioning the grounds for your discharge or wondering if you have any rights in your particular situation? Speaking with a Montgomery County employment law attorney may be in your best interest. At Duffy North, we can help you understand your legal rights and possibly seek compensation or get your job back if you were wrongfully terminated. Ready to discuss your wrongful termination? Call our firm now at 215-914-9939.

Understanding At-Will Employment

Like most states, Pennsylvania is an at-will state. What this means is that an employer can fire an employee at any time, without warning, and for virtually any reason. However, this does not mean that they can discriminate against their employees. There are specific laws in place that are intended to protect the rights of employees in all career fields and positions.

Common Examples Of Wrongful Termination

Knowing that you cannot be discriminated against is the first step toward protecting your rights. The next step is to understand what the grounds for discrimination are and how they can affect termination laws. If you believe you have been wrongfully terminated, our lawyers may be able to help.

A few examples of wrongful termination include:

  • Pregnancy
  • Religion
  • Race
  • Age
  • Physical disability
  • Mental disability
  • FMLA
  • Gender
  • Gender identity
  • Political affiliation
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual orientation

Choosing The Right Employment Law Attorney

Losing your job under any circumstances can be stressful, especially if you only have one source of income. Learning that you may have been wrongfully terminated can present a whole new set of problems. Finding a trusted employment law firm as quickly as possible is your best bet to recovering compensation or ensuring the situation is fixed. Our firm has the necessary experience representing former employees like yourself.

Contact us today at 215-914-9939 to set up an appointment for a free consultation with a Montgomery County wrongful termination lawyer.